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Hi all... i was just messing around a few days and i made up this little system here - tell me what you think and if i should edit parts etc:) im basicly just gonna play halo and a few other games nothign specail:)


All parts from newegg Wink

CPU - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16819112205

Barebone - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16856110031

RAM - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16820145026

Video Card - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16814102533

HARD DRIVE - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16822144102

Microsucks - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16832116056 (HAve to have it for gamin)
 
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Ok, so, you're looking to build a super cheap gamer?

Not sure, but I'd guess the PSU in that barebones is junk. You have a PCI video card, and you have an AGP slot in your BB kit. Look for an AGP card, it's bus will be WAY faster than a PCI.

I think that for a few bucks more, you could do way better than that setup.

I also think that most builders would agree that those barebones kits aren't really the right way to go about building for yourself.
 

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Ok, thanks for your opinion:)

ill look at a few other things, yes its a super cheap gamer ... but it will get the job done fine;)

:)
 
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Why not go for a much larger HD if you want to have many many games on the system along with anything else... Maybe a 120 or larger will do you.
 
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Take a look at the first combo: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ...ubcategory=343&PageSize=10&SortField=0&Page=1

An Athlon 64 and an ASUS board for under $100. You get a PCIe16 video slot, so you're current with video technology, and it still uses the DDR 400 Ram you were looking at.

Find an HSF, you got a hard drive selected, and you can find some 256MB video cards for around $50.00.

I hope I didn't come across as being snotty earlier, that wasn't my intent. I re-read it a minute ago and caught a tone of arrogance in it. Hope you didn't take it that way...

Anyway, instead of just bashing your choices, here are some alternatives to look at!
 

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stecks said:
Why not go for a much larger HD if you want to have many many games on the system along with anything else... Maybe a 120 or larger will do you.
i have a few 500GB laying around here (ext)
 

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telegramsam said:
Take a look at the first combo: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ...ubcategory=343&PageSize=10&SortField=0&Page=1

An Athlon 64 and an ASUS board for under $100. You get a PCIe16 video slot, so you're current with video technology, and it still uses the DDR 400 Ram you were looking at.

Find an HSF, you got a hard drive selected, and you can find some 256MB video cards for around $50.00.

I hope I didn't come across as being snotty earlier, that wasn't my intent. I re-read it a minute ago and caught a tone of arrogance in it. Hope you didn't take it that way...

Anyway, instead of just bashing your choices, here are some alternatives to look at!
No. its fine....... i did not see it a snotty:)

thanks for the recomendation

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Much, much better than the previous rig!
AMD = Gaming
Celeron = Hell :rolleyes:
 

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I would Go intel if you are going multi core;)


but as you can se this is just a cheapie intended to play a couple old games
 

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Kwagga said:
Much, much better than the previous rig!
AMD = Gaming
Celeron = Hell :rolleyes:
celerons are fine. ive used them before and they allways work well
AMD is OK .... but is good in single core
 
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That IS way better--for not a whole lot more money, right?

Looks great for a budget gamer. You'll like the Athlon 64 WAY better than a Celeron.

Now if I could make one more suggestion--and this is important:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16817103515

Here is a cheap but known good power supply. See if you can find that same case without the PSU and replace it with this one. Most of the time the PSU's that come with cases are pretty junky. A good power supply will protect your investment.

Let us know how the build goes!!
 
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SouthParkXP101 said:
celerons are fine. ive used them before and they allways work well
AMD is OK .... but is good in single core
AMD Sempron is roughly equal to the Celeron

AMD Athlon 64 is rougly equal to the Pentium 4.

You're getting a better architecture for not a whole lot more money. The Athlons in general tend to own the Pentium 4's anyway.

You will be happy you got this instead of a Celeron.
 

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telegramsam said:
AMD Sempron is roughly equal to the Celeron

AMD Athlon 64 is rougly equal to the Pentium 4.

You're getting a better architecture for not a whole lot more money. The Athlons in general tend to own the Pentium 4's anyway.

You will be happy you got this instead of a Celeron.
i know:)



i looked at that Psu im not worried if it goes bad i have some Psu's around here that i can replace with;)

the build wont be for a bit... twards the end of Feb but it will be done before that mobo and CPU deal ends;)


Thanks for your help :)
 
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